Monday Aug 11
Silbert's Bitcoin Opportunity Fund Drops $250K On India-Based Unocoin
Despite some early moves that raised questions about Bitcoin's legality in the country, the Indian market and its sheer size is still enticing to investors.
Beauty Data Startup Poshly Scores $1.5 Million
A New York-headquartered data company focused on the beauty industry, Poshly , has closed on a $1.5 million seed round of funding, which will largely be used to grow its engineering team in San Francisco.
South China Morning Post
US government auction of bitcoins attests to virtual currency's appeal
The auction of 29,656 bitcoins, part of more than 144,000 the FBI transferred to US Marshals Service after shutting down the Silk Road marketplace and arresting its operator last year, represents a rare opportunity to secure a large amount of the virtual currency.
This week in bitcoin: Barry Silbert bets big on bitcoin, even as price falters
This week's bitcoin review takes a look at SecondMarket CEO Barry Silbert's resignation to focus only on bitcoin, even as the price dips below $600.
Silicon Alley Insider
Bitcoin Evangelists Are Furious About New York's Proposed New Digital Currency Rules
This morning the New York Department of Financial Services released a draft proposal of how they would regulate Bitcoin businesses.